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(We mean the city, not the TV show, though the TV show's been getting darn good ink too recently.) The December, 2000 issue of Money magazine rates Providence as `the best place to live in the Northeast', saying that, indeed, it's not unlike the `idyllic town with a clean, sparkling river, colonial-style homes ...

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Peter Wegner Professor Emeritus, Brown University

"For many years of generous service to ACM and the computing community,including outstanding and inspiring leadership in publications and in charting research directions for computer science."

During his distinguished research career Peter Wegner has written or edited over a dozen books in the areas of programming ...

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Readers of the New Yorker encountered an unexpected name in its November 27 issue on "The Digital Age": that of Steve Feiner, Brown B.A. (Music) 1973, Ph.D. (Computer Science) 1987. In a leisurely article discussing the Global Positioning System (GPS) in the bemused layperson's tone typical of the magazine, the writer ...

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Brown undergraduates Meredith Ringel and Andrew Schwerin have received honorable mention in the Computing Research Association's Outstanding Undergraduate competition. They are two out of only 27 undergraduates nationwide so honored. Heartiest congratulations, Merrie and Andrew!

In announcing the awards, CRA's Selection Committee said:

"This year's nominees were a very impressive group ...

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